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MLL406 - Taxation

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:MLL322
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

L Xynas


L Xynas (B), J Lynch (X), W Obst (W), TBC (S)


MLL111, MLL221 and must have successfully completed 8 Law units

Incompatible with: MLC301
Contact hours: 4 x 1 hour lectures per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


The unit provides an introduction to the role of taxation as an instrument of government policy. Topics include: an introduction to the concepts of income and capital receipts; income from business, property and personal services; deductions and exemptions; taxation of capital gains; tax accounting, trading stock and fringe benefits tax. It also includes an introduction to the Goods and Services Tax.


Written Assignment (Research/Problem Based) 4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

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